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Human Rights Standards and the Free Movement of People Within States

Chaloka Beyani


This book is an exposition of the standards of human rights, which are applicable to the right of freedom of movement and residence of people within states. Written from the standpoint of international law, the book identifies these standards and examines their application to various categories of people, including nationals, non-nationals, minorities, and indigenous groups. The primary motive for writing this book lies in the fact that the vast majority of people move and reside within states. People's ability to exercise civil and political rights as well as economic, social, and cultural ri ... More

Keywords: human rights, freedom of movement, residence within states, international law, internal exile, refugees, states of emergency

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198268215
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268215.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chaloka Beyani, author
London School of Economics

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